Labored zaniness results when three men with similar names but very different missions check into the same Venice hotel at the same time in BLAME IT ON THE BELLBOY. In his feature debut, writer-director Mark Herman tries to revive the biting spirit of vintage British farce with tepid
Timid clerk Melvyn Orton (Dudley Moore) is in town to dispose of some of his mean boss's (director Lindsay Anderson, heard over the phone but never seen) money on a rundown villa as a tax shelter. Corpulent, married, small-town mayor Maurice Horton (Richard Griffiths), meanwhile, is in town to
cheat on his wife with a computer-arranged travel date, Patricia Fulford (Penelo...